Jack E. Davis
2023 Participant · Non-Fiction · History · Science
Jack E. Davis is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a professor of history and the Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities at the University of Florida. The author or editor of ten books, including the award-winning An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Environmental Century, Davis has written for the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, Orion, Saturday Evening Post, and Smithsonian. In 2018, his The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, published by Liveright/W.W. Norton, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and the Kirkus Prize in nonfiction. In 2019, Davis was one of thirty-two recipients nationwide of an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, awarded to support the writing of his The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird. Published by Liveright in 2022, The Bald Eagle was chosen as a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, a Los Angeles Times top-five nonfiction book of 2022, an Amazon Best Book of 2022, and an Apple Best Books of 2022.
- The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird